Johanna Bozuwa - Research Associate
Johanna Bozuwa is a research associate with The Next System Project at the Democracy Collaborative. Her work focuses on transitioning away from the extractive, fossil fuel economy and building towards resilient and equitable communities based on energy democracy.
Johanna received her M.Sc. in sustainable innovation from Utrecht University in the Netherlands. She first worked with The Democracy Collaborative as a master’s student while conducting research on how public ownership of electric utilities can be used as a strategy for energy democracy. She also has a B.A. in environmental policy from Barnard College, where she was an Athena Scholar for Women’s Leadership. She has organized around climate both in the United States and the Netherlands and most recently worked on divestment campaigns for pension funds, universities, and cultural institutions alongside groups such as Fossil Free NL and BothENDS. She was previously an Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Fellow, working to bridge the gap between scientists and society.